Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project investigates Clay County history

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the department of history at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relationship to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created,…

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A view of Kansas City

As one of the midwest’s largest cities, Kansas City finds itself with a variety of architectural styles. While popular architectural styles changed, the city continued to grow, resulting in an eclectic collection of buildings to see as one ventures through the city. Below is a study of some of Kansas…

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Inscape releases 2021 issue online

Inscape – William Jewell College’s artistic magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, non-fiction and art from Jewell students – released its 2021 edition on April 23, honoring several contributors later that night at the Celebration of Honors. Four contributing writers and artists received Student Publication Awards this year: Michaela Esau for…

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Spring 2021: A Review of The Hilltop Monitor’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Goals

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the country, and yet with the worst presumably behind us, marginalized populations continue to take the brunt of the resulting financial, social and health-related disparities in the United States. Amid the pandemic, an all-too-familiar pattern of violence revealed itself – one that…

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